Wizard of Oz – kids night and ticket info

Will Play the Detroit
Opera House June 17 – 29, 2014
Tickets on sale March
23
Detroit, MI, March
17, 2014
Broadway In
Detroit is delighted to announce that the first North American tour of the new
stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ will play the Detroit Opera
House, June 17 – 29, 2014. Tickets will go on sale Sunday, March 23 at 11 a.m.
at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.broadwayindetroit.com and at the Fisher Theatre box
office
.  Tickets will also
be available for purchase at the Detroit Opera House
box office
starting at 10 a.m.
on Monday, March 24.
THE WIZARD OF
OZ
had its North
American premiere on December 20, 2012 in Toronto, ON, at the Ed Mirvish
Theatre, where it ran through August 18, 2013.
Starring Windsor, ON
native Danielle Wade as Dorothy
, who was chosen by
the Canadian public through CBC TV’s reality show “Over The Rainbow,” the tour
of THE WIZARD OF OZ is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time
classic.  Developed from the ever popular MGM
screenplay, this new production contains all the beloved Harold Arlen and E.Y.
Harburg songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score, all the favorite
characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new
songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. 
The
national tour of THE WIZARD OF OZ will feature the same
award-winning creative team from London and Toronto:  Jeremy Sams
(direction), Robert Jones (set and costume design), Arlene
Phillips
(choreography), Hugh Vanstone (lighting design), Mick
Potter
(sound design), Jon Driscoll (video/projection design),
David Cullen (orchestrations) and Graham Hurman (musical
supervision).   Animals will be provided by William
Berloni
.
The
national tour of THE WIZARD OF OZ is produced by Bill
Kenwright, The Really Useful Group, David Mirvish, Troika Entertainment &
Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures.
Click
your heels together and join Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy and her little
dog Toto, as they journey through the magical land of Oz to meet the Wizard and
obtain their hearts’ desires. Watch out for the Wicked Witch of the West and her
winged monkeys as you rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical
treat for all the family. 
Performance
times for THE WIZARD OF
OZ
appearing
June 17-29, 2014 at the Detroit Opera House, located at 1526 Broadway St., in
Detroit, are:
–        
Tuesday
through Saturday evening performances at 7:30 p.m.
–        
Saturday
matinees at 2:00 p.m.
–        
Sunday
matinees at 1:00 p.m.
–        
Sunday
evening performances at 6:30 p.m.
–        
Sunday,
June 22 at 6:30 p.m. is a special open captioned performance
–        
Tuesday,
June 17 at 7:30 p.m. is a Kids’ Night on Broadway performance; pre-show
activities begin at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets
for THE WIZARD OF
OZ
range
from $24 –
$79 (includes parking and facility fees) and go on sale
Sunday,
March 23 at 11 a.m. at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787,
online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.broadwayindetroit.com and at the Fisher Theatre box
office
.  Tickets will also
be available for purchase at the Detroit Opera House
box office
starting at 10 a.m.
on Monday, March 24. Tickets for the
special open captioned performance may be purchased in person at the Fisher
Theatre box office or by phone at 313-872-1000, ext.0. A limited number of premium seats will be available through
Ticketmaster and at the box offices.  For group sales (12 or more) please email
groups@broadwayindetroit.com or
call (313) 871-1132. Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change
without notice.
Broadway
In Detroit and Michigan Education Savings Plan (MESP) will present
THE WIZARD OF OZ
Kids’
Night on Broadway. P
re-show
activities will begin at will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17 in the
Detroit Opera House lobby
. Kids
will have the opportunity to make their very own crafts courtesy of Arts &
Scraps, interact with cast members, sample FREE ice cream from Treat Dreams
while supplies last, and much more. For Kids’ Night, with the purchase of every
adult ticket families will receive one kids ticket FREE (18 and under) on select
seat locations. Kids’ Night tickets are limited and pre-show activities are
subject to change. For details and to purchase tickets online, visit www.broadwayindetroit.com/kidsnight.
The
Broadway In Detroit Series at the Fisher Theatre is sponsored by Chrysler.  As
part of this sponsorship, “Broadway In Detroit” meets “Imported from Detroit,”
with the latest and hottest Chrysler vehicles on display at the
theatre.
For
more information, please visit www.broadwayindetroit.com or
www.wizardofozthemusical.com.

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Amber Louchart

Amber is the proud Homeschooling mother to four beautiful children, Damian (22), Rosaleigh (8), Carlyn (5), Naomi (2) and a wife to her loving husband, Chancellor. She enjoys reading, crafting, photography & singing, although with four children, a house to clean and two websites, she rarely finds time to engage in her hobbies. She loves being a stay-at-home mom and feels blessed to be able to care for her children full-time and provide them with so many opportunities through Metro Detroit Mommy.

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